The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 91 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 8 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.64% 0.83% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 2.47% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 14
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,500 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPF
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
470 364 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 37.48% 33.39% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 405 329 405
Average salary £35,369 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WPF
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region.

WPF Salary Trend in South Wales

WPF
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in South Wales

WPF
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -17 4 £36,250 +11.53%
Monmouthshire - 3 £37,500 -
WPF
Wales

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) WCF
4 7 (50.00%) WinForms
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (28.57%) Android
6 4 (28.57%) iPhone
6 4 (28.57%) JSON
6 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (28.57%) Marketing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (28.57%) MVVM
6 4 (28.57%) iPad
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) Xamarin
6 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) HTTP

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) MSTest
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
4 1 (7.14%) NUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (7.14%) Moq
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Electronics
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Games
3 2 (14.29%) Military
3 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) WinForms
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 2 (14.29%) DirectX
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) LINQ
7 1 (7.14%) Spring.NET
7 1 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) DTV
1 4 (28.57%) iPhone
1 4 (28.57%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Social Network
3 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) MVVM
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Fortran
5 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 2 (14.29%) C
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) Xamarin
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Facebook
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter
4 1 (7.14%) LexisNexis